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BAND


The Band is a beautiful picture of our Christian walk. One instrument is not better than any other. We must watch one director in order to play and perform our best. We as Christians must work together to follow our Director, Jesus Christ.
 

Band 4/5
Students in grades 4 & 5 have the opportunity of having a private/small group lesson on their desired instrument once a week. These students may choose from the basic band instruments for their instruction.

 

Band 6
Band 6 will focus on furthering knowledge on an instrument. Continued reinforcement of posture, breathing, hand positions, embouchure and instrument care will be stressed. Emphasis will be placed on learning note names, fingerings, how to count rhythms, tone quality, intonation, and basic knowledge of musical terms.

 

Concert Band/ Grades 7 & 8
Concert Band will focus on furthering knowledge on an instrument. Continued reinforcement of posture, breathing, hand positions, embouchure and instrument care will be stressed. This course will focus on furthering knowledge on an instrument. Emphasis will be placed on scales, tone quality, and more advanced musical skills.

 

Symphonic Band/ Grades 9-12
Symphonic Band will focus on furthering knowledge on an instrument. Continued reinforcement of posture, breathing, hand positions, embouchure and instrument care will be stressed. This course will focus on furthering knowledge on an instrument. Emphasis will be placed on scales, tone quality, and more advanced musical skills. Members of the Symphonic Band have the opportunity to participate in All-District Band and All-VA Band.  Selected students have also been a part of the VA Tech Honors Band.